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Poll: Oscars: Making History

Which of these films that made history in the Academy Awards, a.k.a the Oscars, is your favorite?

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    Ben-Hur (1959)

    First film to win the most Oscars - 11 Oscars
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Largest Sweep of all time - 11 Nominations and 11 Oscars
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    Titanic (1997)

    1. First film to get nominated in the most different technical categories

    Nominated in all 10 technical categories: (Cinematography, Costume Design, Film Editing, Production Design/Art Direction, Score, Song, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Visual Effects, and Makeup.)

    2. Highest-grossing film to win Best Picture - $2,187,463,944

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    The Godfather: Part II (1974)

    1. First sequel to win the Best Picture award

    2. Most Best Picture awards for a film series - The Godfather series with 2 (for 'The Godfather' and 'The Godfather Part II')

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    Parasite (2019)

    First foreign-language film to win the Best Picture award
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    All About Eve (1950)

    First film to receive the most Oscar nominations - 14 Nominations
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    Fanny and Alexander (1982)

    First foreign-language film to win the most Oscars - 4 Oscars
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    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

    First foreign-language film to receive the most Oscar nominations - 10 Nominations
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    It Happened One Night (1934)

    First film to win the Big Five Academy Awards: Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, and Screenplay (Original or Adapted).
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    La Grande Illusion (1937)

    First foreign-language film to be nominated for Best Picture
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    Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

    First film with an entirely non-white cast to win Best Picture
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    Black Panther (2018)

    First superhero and/or comic book film to be nominated for Best Picture
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    Moonlight (2016)

    First film with an all-black cast to win Best Picture
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    Cabaret (1972)

    Most Oscars without winning Best Picture - 8 Oscars
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    The Turning Point (1977)

    First film to receive the most nominations without any wins - 11 Nominations and 0 Oscars
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    La La Land (2016)

    First film to receive the most nominations without winning Best Picture - 14 Nominations
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    Grand Hotel (1932)

    1. First film to win Best Picture with fewest (1) nominations

    2. First film to receive only the Best Picture nomination

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    Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

    First film to win Best Picture with no female speaking roles
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    Limelight (1952)

    Longest time between the release of a film and winning an Oscar - 20 years

    The first and only film to have won an award twenty years after its official release. Since it was not released in Los Angeles County until 1972, it was not eligible for any Academy Awards until that time.

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    Gone with the Wind (1939)

    Longest film to win Best Picture - 224 minutes (238 with overture, entr'acte, and exit music)
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    Cimarron (1960)

    Lowest-grossing film to win Best Picture - $1,380,000
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    Midnight Cowboy (1969)

    First X-rated film to win Best Picture

    It was also the first X-rated film to be nominated for Best Picture and the only one to date to have won it.

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    War and Peace (1966)

    Longest feature film to win an award - 431 minutes (Best Foreign Language Film)
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    Marty (1955)

    Shortest film to win Best Picture - 90 minutes
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    O.J.: Made in America (2016)

    Longest documentary film to win an award - 467 minutes (Best Documentary)

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